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AHL’s Silver Knights announce inaugural captains on eve of first regular-season game

February 5th, 2021

The AHL’s Henderson Silver Knights have announced that forward Patrick Brown will serve as the first captain in franchise history. Defensemen Ryan Murphy and Jake Bischoff will serve as assistant captains. Forward Danny O’Regan and defensemen Jimmy Schuldt and Carl Dahlstrom will round out the leadership group for head coach Manny Viveiros. “All of our…

Las Vegas’ Moore chosen NA3HL South Division Star of the Week

January 27th, 2021

The NA3HL announced today that Atlanta Capitals defenseman Gunner Moore is the South Division Star of the Week. One of the more consistent point-producing defensemen in the NA3HL, Moore tallied three straight two-point performances to help Atlanta to a 2-0-1 record against the Texas RoadRunners last week. After opening the tripleheader with a pair of…

Las Vegas native Moore tabbed NA3HL Defenseman of the Month

December 2nd, 2020

Atlanta Capitals blueliner Gunner Moore has been named the Bauer Hockey NA3HL Defenseman of the Month for November. Entering the month of November with no goals on the season, Moore made the most of his four games this month. The Las Vegas native erupted for goals in three straight games before capping things off with…

Henderson’s Lifeguard Arena to formally open its doors Nov. 10

November 5th, 2020

The AHL’s Henderson Silver Knights and the city of Henderson announced today plans for the opening of Lifeguard Arena in Henderson on Tuesday, November 10, beginning at 10 a.m. The brand-new facility will serve as the practice home of the Silver Knights and a community center for Henderson residents. To celebrate the occasion, children from…

Home means Henderson for AHL’s Silver Knights franchise

September 11th, 2020

With two professional hockey franchises that now call Southern Nevada home, Las Vegas has cemented its reputation as a bona fide hockey town. The Vegas Golden Knights made history as the region’s first NHL team in facing off with the 2017-18 season. The Henderson Silver Knights of the AHL were officially branded with a name…

New Silver Knights join AHL, will call Henderson home

July 5th, 2020

The end of May signaled the ending of a long wait regarding the new AHL team in Nevada. On May 28, the Henderson Silver Knights officially joined the league and became the top affiliate for the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights. Black Knight Sports and Entertainment, LLC, which also owns and operates the Golden Knights, purchased…

Junior hockey-bound Smejkal winner of 2020 Workman Scholarship

June 24th, 2020

The Mark Workman Scholarship is awarded to a current high school senior in the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights program who best exemplifies passion, sportsmanship, team play, work ethic, discipline, community service and academic achievement. Noah Smejkal checks all those boxes, and then some. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The winner of the 2020 scholarship, which is…

Reno Ice hoping to break ground, become reality later in 2020

April 22nd, 2020

There may yet be a new arena in Reno. Reno Ice – the Jennifer M. O’Neal Community Ice Arena was slated to break ground last month after the O’Neal family made a major donation to get the project underway. Jennifer O’Neal is the mother of Greater Reno Community Ice Skating Association (GRCISA) board member Chris…

History made as Vegas product Quinney makes NHL debut for Golden Knights

April 1st, 2020

Jason Zucker was born in California, raised in Las Vegas, and currently plays in the NHL for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Once the Vegas Golden Knights came into the league in 2017, many wondered how long it would be until a Las Vegas native would play for his hometown team. That question was answered on Feb….

AHL approves new franchise for Henderson, Golden Knights’ top affiliate to play at Orleans Arena

March 24th, 2020

The American Hockey League announced last month that the AHL Board of Governors has approved the transfer of ownership of the San Antonio Rampage AHL franchise to the Vegas Golden Knights, as well as the relocation of that franchise from San Antonio, Tex., to Henderson/Las Vegas, effective with the 2020-21 season. The Golden Knights’ AHL…